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El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant

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2220 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-5806
636-724-6199
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good cheap Mexican food

We have been going here for years as our go to Mexican restaurant. LOVE the chips and salsa, can never get enough. I always get the chicken taco salad, it is on the ala carte menu (it did not have chicken listed, but they still have it). Lots of white meat chicken (FYI, it is not what most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
pandam1
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We have been going here for years as our go to Mexican restaurant. LOVE the chips and salsa, can never get enough. I always get the chicken taco salad, it is on the ala carte menu (it did not have chicken listed, but they still have it). Lots of white meat chicken (FYI, it is not what most people consider... More 

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Maryville, Illinois
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135 reviews 135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Service is quick and friendly. Food and drinks were prepared as ordered and priced fairly. Would recommend for lunch or dinner when in St. Charles.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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105 reviews 105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Really cheap prices. Really fast service. Very friendly staff. Food was very tasty and fresh. This is going to be the go to place for a quick lunch and margaritas at night. Give it a try, you will be surprised.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was a toss up between Buffalo Wild Wings and this place. Wings would have been better. Service was ok but food was very blah. I haven eaten a lot of Mexican but this was just not that good. Enchiladas with corn tortilla and green sauce was not a combination. I would suggest going elsewhere.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The food reminds of Mexico! YUM!! Everyone should go there to try something that is truly good fun and drink!

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Greentown, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I am stunned to see that so many have given this place such high reviews. We were a party of four and we all found the meal less than good. For starters, the menu was rather limited, not a lot to pick from. I decided on chicken mole and expecting something yummy. I was turned off when I took my... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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192 reviews 192 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I stumbled onto this restaurant by accident- it was one of the best Mexican meals I've ever had (!) There's nothing fancy to the space, and it's in a rather crowded strip mall. I was completely unprepared for how much I loved the food! The salsa that came with the chips at the table was PERFECT- flavorful with just enough... More 

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boston
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This isn't what I'd consider a Mexican restaurant. We order a variety of dishes and the only ones that tasted decent were the fajitas. The margaritas were weak and bland, the quesadillas were smothered in cheese and didn't taste good, the enchiladas were mushy. I wouldn't recommend this place until it fixes it's menu and raises the standard of food.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Our favorite Mexican restaurant in St. Charles. Don't know why anyone goes to the ones that put the exact same sauce over the exact same meat and just call it enchiladas, burritos, etc. We love the pork and it is always tender, never fatty, and has been slow cooking in the sauce. Delicious.

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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

We came into the restaurant as first timers. We sat at the bar to watch tv, the staff was very friendly and attentive, even let us change the channel on the tv! They were very busy but all keep smiles and worked very well together. I got the enchiladas and they were so good with their red sauce! I enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2220 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 636-724-6199

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?